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West Hempstead School District

West Hempstead is a fine, centrally located community offering many facilities, services and organizations, including the West Hempstead Union Free School District dedicated to the success of students based on the highest standards of excellence in education with an educational atmosphere striving to build lifelong learners.

The district recognizes the unique value of each student, who will be challenged to achieve mastery in all subject areas developing positive self-esteem and mutual respect for others, as well as enabling students to demonstrate proficiency.

West Hempstead School District implements the expanded “No Child Left Behind” legislation, adopting and revising new student management system to monitor student progress, utilizing data to assist all students to meet or exceed New York State academic standards.

Teachers at all the schools in this district are highly qualified, enforcing the district's discipline code to maintain safety, ensuring an optimum learning and social environment, maintaining effective communication with the Island Park Community.

Central Office Address: 252 Chestnut Street
West Hempstead NY, 11552
Contact Number: 5163903120
District Superintendent: Carol D. Eisenberg
Spending Per Student: $17,204
General Education Spending: $22,027,782
Special Education Spending: $8,729,867
Percent Spent On Instruction: 76.8%
Average Teacher Salary: $83,546
Student Dropout Rate: 0.7%
Students Receiving Reduced/Free Lunch: 18.6%
Students With Limited English Skills: 4.6%
Graduates Receiving Regents Diplomas: 76%
Graduates Receiving Advanced Diplomas: 52%
2008/2009 Budget: $52,607,660
% Change From Previous Year: 3.63%
Voting:
915 (Yes)
477 (No)
Budget Status: Passed

West Hempstead School District

School NameCityGrade LevelStudents
Cornwell Avenue SchoolWest HempsteadKG - 05319
George Washington Elementary SchoolWest HempsteadKG - 05468
West Hempstead High SchoolWest Hempstead09 - 12930
West Hempstead Middle SchoolWest Hempstead06 - 08513
Total Students: 2,230
District teacher data and statistics
Average class size 12.9
Average teacher salary $83,546
Annual teacher turnover rate 8.3%
Teachers with permanent certification 80.3%
Teachers with provisional status 18.1%
Minority teachers 2.7%
Median years experience teaching 16
Teachers with master's degree plus 30 hours or doctorate 50.3%
Position Total Salary* Position Total Salary*
Number of district employees making > $100,000 a year: 18
Superintendent of Schools $229,913 Assistant Superintendent $141,000
Asst Supt for Business & Ops $139,492 George Washington Principal $128,031
High School Principal $125,538 Cornwell Avenue Principal $120,703
Middle School Principal $120,703 Chairman of Business & Lang $114,127
Director of Physical Educatio $104,279 Director of Music $102,778
Director of Math, Computer $102,778 Director of Science $102,778
Director of Social Studies $102,778 Director of Guidance $102,778
Director of English $102,778 Director of Chestnut St Schoo $102,778
Director of Related Arts $102,778 High School Asst Principal $102,060
 
* - includes salary + bonuses

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